Thursday, May 23, 2013
In the past several years, the Lawrenceville high school has received much interest from college football recruiters.
Central Gwinnett High School has become a hotbed for college coaches, according to one recent ESPN report. Two years ago, there was earnest recruiting of Francis Kallon, a defensive end who went on to sign with Georgia Tech. Then there was Trey Johnson, who landed in the ESPN 150. Last year, the top linebacker was aggressively pursued, and he eventually signed with Ohio State. This year, it's been Darious Latimore. He is headed into his senior year, and already has a number of offers, including Georgia Tech. Who will be the next big recruit from the school? We don't know. However, the 2014 ESPN 150 is already out. No players from Central Gwinnett High are on that list. But, two other Gwinnett County players are: -- College football …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Melanie McLocklin is among graduation speakers this week in Lawrenceville. She is retiring after more than 30 years in education.
Before retiring, Melanie McLocklin has one last bit of business -- applauding the Central Gwinnett High School graduates. McLocklin is one of the key speakers at the school's commencement ceremony Wednesday. She has taught at Central Gwinnett High for more than 30 years, and is currently a technical educator there. The school will salute 514 graduating seniors, with 60 of them being honor students. The ceremony takes place 7 p.m., May 22 at the school's stadium. Who's Speaking at Nearby Schools?* Archer High School: 428 graduates, 110 honor graduates -- Ceremony takes place 7 p.m., May 25 at the Gwinnett Center Arena. Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology: 122 graduates, 61 honor graduates -- Ceremony takes place 3 p.m., …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The six will receive a full scholarship for their entire college career to the school of their choice.
Twelve Gwinnett County Public School seniors were selected as Gates Millenium Scholars. Six of them attend high schools in Lawrenceville. Five students currently attend Mountain View High School and one will graduate from Central Gwinnett. The winners will receive a full scholarship to the college of their choice for each academic year. Here are the six students from Lawrenceville high schools and where they will be attending college: The group of 12 is the largest ever selected from Gwinnett County. They were chosen for their high academic performance, community involvement, extracurricular activities and family financial need. The program is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and administered by the United Negro College Fund…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
School police say 11th grader Ulises Alejandro Chavez had a pocket knife on school grounds Monday.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, May 2
An 11th grader at Central Gwinnett High School in Lawrenceville was arrested on a weapon possession charge this week. According to Gwinnett County Public Schools spokesman Jorge Quintana and the police report, the school received information that 17-year-old Ulises Alejandro Chavez was carrying a two-inch folding pocket knife on school grounds Monday (April 29). "School administrators immediately started investigating after it was reported that the student was showing his knife in class," said Quintana. Although he did not threaten anyone with the weapon, the Lawrenceville resident was arrested around 8:30 a.m. that day. He faces a charge for carrying a weapon in a school zone and is also on hold for immigration. As of Wednesday afternoon…
Monday, April 8, 2013
The school will draw from the Berkmar and Central Gwinnett Clusters to help relieve the overcrowded high schools. A new elementary school and a new middle school were also approved.
In March, Gwinnett County School Board approved construction for a new high school in Lawrenceville. The high school will be located at 1335 Old Norcross Rd, right next to Benefield Elementary School. A red sign in front of the building reads “Bridgestone Center,” the name given to it by its’ previous life as a storage facility for Bridgestone Tires. However, the name will most likely change before classes start in 2015. “We will obviously make modifications for the facility to serve as a school,” said Jorge Quintana of Gwinnett County Public Schools. “This is something we've done before at Radloff Middle, Phoenix High, and most recently Lanier High.” The new high school will relieve the overcrowded campuses of Central Gwinnett High …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The average for Gwinnett County schools in 2011 was just under 68%. One Lawrenceville, Ga. high school graduated 100% of its seniors.
Gwinnett County graduated 67.56 percent of students in 2011, the year for which most-recent data is available from the state Department of Education. The calculation is based on federal standards that allow all states to equally compare graduation rates across the nation. Georgia released its new calculation in April 2012. The rate is calculated using the number of students who graduate within four years and includes adjustments for student transfers. (Data for 2012 will likely be based on a five-year cohort, and is expected to be released in spring 2013.) Rates of neighboring districts, include: Barrow County at 64.22 percent, DeKalb County at 58.65 percent, Forsyth at 86.27, Fulton at 70.05 percent, Hall County at 72.73 percent and …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Hundreds marched from the Historic Gwinnett Courthouse in Lawrenceville, Ga. to Moore Middle School during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade. This is the 13th year of the event sponsored by the United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Here are the top performers from the Black Knights' game against Shiloh.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Honor Roll - Central Gwinnett Nov. 9, 2012 Shiloh Game RUSHING : Jourdin Shiloh 24 carries 204 yards 3 TD's Eman Westmoreland 2 Rushing TD's PASSING : Eman Westmoreland 29 comp 38 att 395 yards 2 TD's RECEIVING : Justin Brownlee 13 rec 258 yards 1 TD Nate Hartford 7 rec 72 yards Johnathan Hawkins 1 rec 2 yards 1 TD DEFENSE : Trey Johnson 6 Tackles, 5 Assists, 1 Caused Fumble JB Ezzell 10 Tackles, 5 Assists, 2 TFL's, 1 Sack Mike Witherspoon 5 Tackles, 1 Interception Israel Washington 7 Tackles, 3 Assists, 2 TFL's, Fumble recovery
Friday, August 31, 2012
School's back in session, and you know what that means: It's time for high school football.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The Archer High School football team faces Mountain View tonight, and Central Gwinnett plays Collins Hill. Can't make the game? We've found a few organizations that have been tweeting about football this week, so there's a good chance you can keep up with the teams by following them: Gwinnett Patch: @GwinnettGAPatch Gwinnett Gazette: @TalkGwinnett Gwinnett County News: @Gwinnettctynews Gwinnett Daily Post Sports: @GDPsports What other tweeters should we follow to get high school football news? Tell us below in the comment section. Follow us on Twitter at @lawvillepatch. You can also like us on Facebook.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Central Gwinnett High School in Lawrenceville, Ga. is looking to fill this full-time position.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The school year is about to begin, however Gwinnett County Public Schools does have some positions they are still looking to fill. GCPS is currently hiring for a history teacher to work at Central Gwinnett High School. They will teach students in grades 9 through 12. A Georgia Educator Certificate or out-of-state certificate/license is required along with references from current or past principals. For more information or to apply for this job, please click here.